The first of today’s thrift store treasures…
I’ve really never seen another like it and I don’t even mind that one of the leaves is missing a small chunk of wood.
And it was made by someone clever. Look how it opens:
And the compartment is lined. Clearly meant for a very special ring or something.
I also picked up an old-fashioned egg basket.
The top opens flat like a big flower.
I found a little English pottery set too.
All three pieces are chippy, so I can’t really use them for food, but they were really inexpensive and I couldn’t resist.
I love the little houses.
The backs read:
“Good courage breaks ill luck”
“Waste not want not”
“Take a little cream”
Here’s the bottom of the sugar bowl:
And just because he saw me with the camera and he likes to pose, here’s the boy: